Patrick Lavin from Leitrim, KIA in Korean War 1953

#OnThisDay 1953 Patrick Lavin from Arigna, Leitrim a Chief Medical Aidman with the US 7th Inf Div was killed in action while trying to rescue a wounded comrade & exposed to heavy enemy fire on “Pork Chop” Hill in North Korea. He was drafted at 18 & died at 21.


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